Logitech has introduced some new wireless (and wired) headphones with some unique features designed for business professionals. The key product is the Zone True Wireless headphones which the company says are the first to be certified by the three main video conferencing platforms: Zoom, Google Meet and Microsoft Teams. Another unique feature is support not only for Bluetooth, but also for Logitech’s wireless USB receiver, so it will work with almost any smartphone or computer – and allow you to easily switch between devices.
Wireless buds come with Active Noise Canceling (ANC) and a noise canceling microphone, which provides high-quality call sound, Logitech claims. Unlike bulky wireless headphones designed for businesses (like Logitech ‘s) Zone models), are designed to provide an “elegant look” when you’re on Zoom or another conference call. Logitech also promises “double the battery life of leading consumer devices”, although this is a meaningless statement without a figure to substantiate it.
“Current wireless solutions are forcing consumers to compromise between traditional headphones that are not aesthetically pleasing for video calling or suboptimal audio performance,” said Logitech vice president Scott Wharton. The sound quality remains to be heard and viewed, of course, but they certainly look nicer than most business headphones.
In addition to the Zone True Wireless model, Logitech also introduced Zone Wired Earbuds “for professionals and teams who want a professional plug-and-play option,” the company said. They can be connected to your computer or mobile device via USB-C, USB-A and 3.5 mm connectors.
The Zone True Wireless headphones will be available in two colors, graphite and pink, but will not cost $ 299. Zone wired headphones, meanwhile, cost $ 99. Both arrive globally in the fall of 2021.
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